So this … is the central question upon which all creative living hinges: Do you have the courage to bring forth the treasures that are hidden within you? Elizabeth Gilbert quoting Jack Gilbert in Big Magic Courage to bring forth treasures hidden inside requires being our quirky selves… without apologizing. It’s allowing ourselves to follow… Continue reading Creative living, being open
I was one once, a long time ago; and I’m an aunt to some. I like them. Out of college in my 30s, I was a youth minister; I loved their energy and age of adolescence and young adulthood, with its awakenings and challenges, and such pivotal personal growth and self-finding moments. I know about… Continue reading Why do I care about teens?
Notebook excerpt: August 22, 2018 To trust all is well and I am led, guided, loved immensely, and all that unfolds is for good–mine and that of all. I feel good–and a little more aware of my vulnerability, in physical ways. I also recognize these life happenings as a catalyst to get some pieces and… Continue reading What’s important today?
… or something when a beautiful old tree and part of our lives has to come down. I love trees; willows especially, and redwoods and majestic old oaks and any that draw me to their wonder and awe. I feel something, a sadness, whenever trees like this are taken down. I think of birds and… Continue reading There should be a ceremony or blessing
What if, first, we got clear on how we actually wanted to feel within ourselves and then we designed our to-do lists? (Danielle LaPorte, The Fire Starter Sessions) Another Monday Morning Light Fire- Starter-inspired conversation. A key question to ask FIRST: How do I want to feel? And then, When do I feel that way… Continue reading How do I want to Feel?
I shared Monday Morning Light with my tribe last week, and a dear friend gently noted that 10 AM Central is actually 11 AM Eastern… Oh sugar… This is how I stay humble because the spirit of life has such a delightful way of playing with me… So I corrected my post here and updated… Continue reading Humbled again …